The Lawyer Transatlantic Elite
Recently, I ran across a Buddhist proverb: “Do not hope for a life without problems. An easy life leads to a lazy mind.”
Over the years an elite group of law firms, known as the Sweet Sixteen, has come to dominate transatlantic work.
Last year we not only highlighted the sixteen firms that would shape the legal market over the next decade, we also flagged up several individuals as the ones to watch. A year on, a lot has happened to one or two of these stars
With the recent demise of so many financial institutions, Margaret Taylor takes a look at the firms that have benefited from the ensuing flood of work
The US and the UK legal markets have endured unprecedented turmoil over the past year. Despite this a number of star lawyers have risen to prominence. Here is The Lawyer’s pick of the financial crisis crop
The current financial and geopolitical climate is having a prodigious effect on law firms - leaving their very future in the balance.
Top law firm leaders reveal their thinking. By Matt Byrne
The top players are entering virgin territory. By Matt Byrne
The Transatlantic Elite 2009: The Top 50 RPL
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According to data published by Citi Private Bank covering the vast majority of large US-based firms, the compound annual growth rate of yearly revenues between 2001-07 was 10.6 per cent and that of profit per equity partner (PEP) was 9.3 per cent.
London is no longer the promised land for US firms. By Catrin Griffiths